adverb see oracular

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Oracularly — Oracular O*rac u*lar, a. [L. oracularius. See {Oracle}.] 1. Of or pertaining to an oracle; uttering oracles; forecasting the future; as, an oracular tongue. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling an oracle in some way, as in solemnity, wisdom, authority,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oracularly — See oracularity. * * * …   Universalium

  • oracularly — adverb In an oracular manner …   Wiktionary

  • oracularly — É™ rækjÉ™lÉ™(r)lɪ / jÊŠl adv. in an oracular manner; prophetically; enigmatically …   English contemporary dictionary

  • oracularly — orac·u·lar·ly …   English syllables

  • oracularly — adverb see oracular …   Useful english dictionary

  • oracular — oracularly, adv. oracularity /aw rak yeuh lar i tee, oh rak /, oracularness, n. /aw rak yeuh leuhr, oh rak /, adj. 1. of the nature of, resembling, or suggesting an oracle: an oracular response. 2. giving forth utterances or decisions as if by… …   Universalium

  • oracular — adjective Etymology: Latin oraculum Date: 1631 1. resembling an oracle (as in solemnity of delivery) 2. of, relating to, or being an oracle Synonyms: see dictatorial • oracularity noun • oracularly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • positively — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [In a positive manner] Syn. peremptorily, assertively, uncompromisingly, dogmatically, arbitrarily, stubbornly, obstinately, emphatically, dictatorially, imperatively, oracularly, decidedly, absolutely, insistently,… …   English dictionary for students

  • oracular — [ɒ rakjʊlə] adjective 1》 relating to an oracle. 2》 hard to interpret. 3》 holding or claiming the authority of an oracle. Derivatives oracularity noun oracularly adverb …   English new terms dictionary

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